Laura Davis

Personal Statement

I am a bike-obsessed freelance writer with experience in competitive racing, travel and sports nutrition. I’m available to write articles, race reports, web content, and pretty much anything related to cycling.

Experience

Freelance Writer - (May 1997 - Present) - Not provided

Journalism

  • Freelance writer with credits including The Austin Gazette, Hill Country Cyclist, and The Active Traveler. I am also the author of a travelogue, Two Wheels to the West Coast.

Copywriting

  • In addition to writing for magazines and newspapers, I also do freelance copywriting work for numerous businesses, primarily in the sports industry.
  • In this capacity, I've written brochures, marketing material, website copy and business documents.

Owner/Manager - (August 1990 - May 1997) - Cycle Surgeon

Primary owner of award-winning Austin bike shop; responsible for all aspects of hiring, accounting, store management, supply and pricing.

Publications

Armstrong's Austin - (October 17, 2003)

Published by Hill Country Cyclist

Two Wheels to the West Coast - (2001)

Published by Freedom Press

Title Could Be Anyone's - (2000)

Published by Tri Sport Magazine

Education

Sports Therapy - (May 1989, Magna Cum Laude), Bachelor of Science - University of Texas

Skills

Writing

Professional writer with over five years experience in newspaper, online and business writing with credits including The Austin Gazette, Hill Country Cyclist, and The Active Traveler

Editing

Proofreader and copy editor for numerous publications and websites, including Texas Bike Commuter, Pro Race Press, and CycleSavvy.com.

Internet and Desktop Publishing

Page layout with QuarkXPress and Adobe Illustrator; Web skills in HTML, CSS, Java, and Javascript; fluent in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint